Upcoming screenings of interest, with some films that qualify for extra credit essays (check production dates carefully– the film must have been produced between 1930 and 1970).
Sam Fuller, House of Bamboo (1955)– widescreen, grittty noir set in Tokyo! Through Sept. 1. http://www.filmforum.org/films/house.html
NYPD Festival at Film Forum– a smorgasbord of amazing police and crime cinema. Many (but not all) of the films from before 1970. Sept. 2-13. http://www.filmforum.org/films/nypd.html
A Tribute to the Nicholas Brothers– mind-blowingly fantastic African-American dance duo. Sept. 19th. http://www.filmforum.org/films/nicholasbrothers.html